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South Shore

Blackpool: From the courts 23-06-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
The premises of Elite Linen in Ball Street, South Shore, has been partially demolished

Workers partially flatten fire-hit firm

Residents living near the blaze-hit Elite Linen premises were fed cheeseburgers and chips from a food van as engineers battled to restore their gas and electricity supplies.

Christopher Bannister

REVEALED: The community heroes honoured by Queen’s Honours List

Two community heroes are being honoured by the Queen for their selfless work to help others.

Elite Linen in South Shore suffered catastrophic damage in the blaze that took more than 40 firefighters to extinguish

Blaze stricken laundry could 'collapse at any moment'

A Blackpool laundry that suffered a major fire last night could 'collapse at any moment', say fire services.
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Parents were sent this letter on Friday

Raw fish served at Blackpool school

Raw fish was served to infant age children at a Blackpool school.

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The haul of counterfeit phone cases found in Michael Duckers bedroom.

Counterfeiter sold fake phone cases

A counterfeiter turned one of his bedrooms into the centre for his illicit nationwide trading empire.

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San Marcos will host the fundraising event

Restaurant raising cash for bomb victims

A Blackpool restaurant will on Wednesday throw open its doors to raise money for the victims of the Manchester Areana bombing.

Floral tributes outside South Shore Academy

Specialist teams supporting pupils and staff at Blackpool school

Pupils and staff at a Blackpool school left devastated by the Manchester Arena bombing are being offered specialist support and counselling.

Crime 1
Armed police at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig (Pic: Press Association)

'It shook my whole body' - Blackpool mum caught up in 'explosion' at Manchester Arena

A resort mum has spoken of her horror after being caught up in a suicide bomb blast at Manchester Arena.
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Susie Nicholas, charity manager at Beaverbrooks and Talking Newspaper volunteer

Talking newspaper honoured by Tower

Charity chiefs are hoping it will be ‘all white on the night’ when Blackpool Tower celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Talking Newspaper in the town.


Couple marry for last weeks together

A couple who were told they only have weeks together have tied the knot – just days after they were given the devastating news.

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Emily Bonney, 18, has cystric fibrosis, but that didn't stop her helping her ParaCheer team win a gold medal at the 2017 World Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Florida.

Emily cheered on to gold medal!

A teenager who relies on ‘countless tablets and medications’ every day to keep her illness at bay is a world beater.

Emergency services in Bright Street, South Shore (Pic: Elliot Melrose)

Flat searched amid fears person is trapped in burning building

Firefighters searched a block of flats in South Shore after a fire broke out yesterday evening.


VIDEO: A quirky high-flying treat for these care home residents

Residents at a care home climbed aboard a plane yesterday – without even leaving the building.


Blaze spread to nearby house

A house was engulfed by flames in Marton in the early hours of this morning.

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Police have issued a warning to licensees

Break in alert for resort pubs and takeaways

Pub bosses in Blackpool are being warned to take extra precautions following a string of break-ins in the resort.

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Council workmen remove the offending phone box.

Boxed off! Eyesore payphone taken out

South Shore businesses are celebrating after winning the battle of the phone box.

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Steel frame going up at Hampton by Hilton

New hotel is transforming key site on South Promenade

This week’s Project Update feature looks at the Hampton by Hilton hotel being built on South Promenade which is now taking shape.

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The Kimberley Hotel, South Promenade, Blackpool.

Revised flats bid hoping to get approval

Developers will be hoping it is fourth time lucky when their proposals to redevelop boarded up hotels in South Shore go before council planners once more.

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